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Caribbean Community Theater Presents 'Evita'

Jan. 29, 2008 – Caribbean Community Theatre's production of "Evita," the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, will have nine performances at 8 p.m., on Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 6-7, 13-14, and 20-21 and 27-28, as well as a Sunday matinee at 4 p.m., Feb. 15. The theatre is located at No. 18 Estate Orange Grove, Christiansted, St. Croix.
Tickets will be sold in advance from 2-5 p.m., on Saturday and Sunday afternoons on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, at CCT. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for CCT members and $10 for students. No children under age 10 will be admitted.
Based on Mary Main's biography "Evita: The Woman with the Whip," the musical explores the life of Eva Peron, the second wife of Argentinian President Juan Peron. This popular musical won many Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score, and was also the recipient of the Oliver Award for Best New Musical. The setting of the play is Argentina from 1934 to 1952. The score contains many memorable songs, including "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina."
It is directed by Lorraine Durand and Eileen Bishop Des Jardins, with music direction by Kathleen Dodge-DeHaven and choreography by Nicole Gariepy and Khnuma and Xaulanda Simmonds. Featured vocalists include Leslie Highfield Carter (Evita), and Nick Tyler (Juan Peron), John Baur (Che), Steven Schawl (Magaldi), and Kaitlyn Allen (the mistress). The cast includes many talented dancers, singers, and actors from across the island. Musicians include Julie Beberman, Paul Chakroff, Wayne Fraederich, Bernard Jones, Orenda Orr, Tabitha Roberson, and Neil Simon.
The project is jointly supported by a grant from the Virgin Islands Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
For more information, contact CCT at 778-1983, or e-mail eileencct@gmail.com or visit the Web site at www.cct.vi.

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Jan. 29, 2008 - Caribbean Community Theatre's production of "Evita," the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, will have nine performances at 8 p.m., on Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 6-7, 13-14, and 20-21 and 27-28, as well as a Sunday matinee at 4 p.m., Feb. 15. The theatre is located at No. 18 Estate Orange Grove, Christiansted, St. Croix.
Tickets will be sold in advance from 2-5 p.m., on Saturday and Sunday afternoons on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, at CCT. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for CCT members and $10 for students. No children under age 10 will be admitted.
Based on Mary Main's biography "Evita: The Woman with the Whip," the musical explores the life of Eva Peron, the second wife of Argentinian President Juan Peron. This popular musical won many Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score, and was also the recipient of the Oliver Award for Best New Musical. The setting of the play is Argentina from 1934 to 1952. The score contains many memorable songs, including "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina."
It is directed by Lorraine Durand and Eileen Bishop Des Jardins, with music direction by Kathleen Dodge-DeHaven and choreography by Nicole Gariepy and Khnuma and Xaulanda Simmonds. Featured vocalists include Leslie Highfield Carter (Evita), and Nick Tyler (Juan Peron), John Baur (Che), Steven Schawl (Magaldi), and Kaitlyn Allen (the mistress). The cast includes many talented dancers, singers, and actors from across the island. Musicians include Julie Beberman, Paul Chakroff, Wayne Fraederich, Bernard Jones, Orenda Orr, Tabitha Roberson, and Neil Simon.
The project is jointly supported by a grant from the Virgin Islands Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
For more information, contact CCT at 778-1983, or e-mail eileencct@gmail.com or visit the Web site at www.cct.vi.